Flip flop

Flip flop

a term used to describe the coordinated transfer of two phospholipid molecules from opposite sides of a lipid bilayer membrane. Now used to mean the passage of a phospholipid species from one lamella of a lipid bilayer membrane to the other.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Flip_flop&oldid=49003"
First | Previous (Flip angle) | Next (Flippase) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.